If There’s a Way to Lose, the San Diego Chargers Will Find It - Michael Salfino (subscription)
Legendary NFL coach Bill Parcells famously said "you are what your record says you are." Parcells said this before watching the 2016 Chargers. San Diego currently resides in the AFC West cellar with a 1-4 record following a loss to Oakland on Sunday.
Does Broncos Country still hate Philip Rivers? - Nicki Jhabvala
The Chargers are stuck in last place of the AFC West with a 1-4 record. The annual invasion of Broncos fans will reduce San Diego’s home-field advantage to zero. Coach Mike McCoy is on the hot seat. But there is one reason to beware the Chargers. Atlanta, which pushed around the vaunted Denver defense, has scored more points than any team in the NFL this season. Guess who is ranked No. 2? Rivers and the Chargers.
Not right time for Chargers to fire McCoy - Nick Canepa (UT$)
The Spanoses have to turn the organization inside-out, and must spelunk deeper than they have into the nearly impossible injury plague that now strikes this team every year. They cannot win this way. And there’s no denying that McCoy’s ultra-conservative style, his bad clock management, his cardboard personality haven’t helped.
McCoy defends FG decision - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
"There’s no guarantees," he said. "I’ll say this: if you get the fourth-and-1 conversion, who knows what’s gonna happen from there? There’s no guarantees. That’s the one thing. "I’ve talked to everybody about that, the decision I made — talked to players and coaches. And a lot of them said the same thing: There’s no guarantee what was going to happen after that."
Joey Bosa: "It's Going to be Fun" - Chargers.com (video)
Joey Bosa talks about his first NFL game, getting back on social media and the Broncos after practice on Tuesday.